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is waiting to see what happens next in coopertino. many of our lives would not be the same without steve jobs. we wouldn't have ipods or i-tunes, no iphones, one, two, three or four, or ipads without this bay area native who graduate high school in the south bay. jean elle shows us why jobs' health may have played a role in the decision. but we begin with scott budman who joins us from the apple store. we've gone from surprise to curiosity. what's next? >> reporter: well, who knows? a lot of people will be wondering why jobs steps down, but jobs has been, for decades, a spark plug. both for technology and for those who use technology. today, of course, he resigned as ceo of the company he co-founded, doing so at a time when apple is at its strongest and most popular. when ferdinand and friends heard the news about steve jobs resigning, they were visiting the apple campus from germany, taking part in the tradition of photos by the apple sign. >> he will retire now as ceo of apple, and i don't know because he was the leading figure in the company and he was the founder. i don't know if apll be
to the air rabe leaders. >>> when we come back, steve jobs turning silicon valley into a tourist attraction. >>> and we're watching more low clouds spilling across the bay right now. we're in the mid 50s right now. san francisco got the fog coming in. we also have more 90s showing up in your several hch day forecast for the weekend. that's coming up when we come right back. >>> one day after steve jobs announced his retirement as apple's ceo, his boyhood home has become a magnet for tourists. george kiriyama is live where the faithful are flocking. >> reporter: tonight we met with a couple of australian tourists who say this home had to be on their must-see list. this home on chris drive is considered a mecca for techies. it was here steve jobs grew up and in this garage where apple was born. >> we're from australia. >> reporter: that's why they had to stop by. they're here from australia on a silicon valley tour and no stop is complete without a visit to the famous garage. >> it's just amazing. i'm completely blown away. it's really inspiring and just so hard to put that into perspective,
political primary season but congresswoman michele bachmann won in iowa today in the straw poll. nbc's steve handelsman has the latest from ames. >> reporter: michele bachmann celebrated her iowa win. 29% of the vote in the field of nine. >> you have just sent a message that barack obama will be a one-term president. >> reporter: iowa republicans gathered in ames, ate the candidate's food and voted in the straw poll for their favorite. >> who did you vote for? >> guess who. michele. >> reporter: libertarian ron paul ran a strong second with 28%. tim pawlenty a weak third with 13%. rick santorum, fourth, 10%. mitt romney only dime iowa twice since may. he won just 3% of the vote. texas governor rick perry got 4%. all write-ins. perry in south carolina today stole some thunder from iowa with this. >> i declare to you today as a candidate for president of the united states. >> reporter: a new republican contender and a new republican winner. >> this was a wonderful down payment on taking the country back. >> we still have a very long way to go. there is a potential that michele bachmann will be
an update on the storm later on in the newscast. but first, nbc's steve handelsman has a look at all the damage. >> reporter: the danger that remains tonight from irene comes from the hurricane's huge rainfall. rivers like this in vermont are raging there is overflow from north carolina to new england. this was pennsylvania near philadelphia. >> this storm is transitioning into a flooding event. we're going to experience major flooding. >> reporter: in bayhead, new jersey, rising seawater filled the streets near nancy walton. >> we knew at 11:30, 12:00 we made a mistake by staying, but we couldn't go anywhere. we were stuck. >> reporter: new york city firefighters had to rescue more than 60 people, including three babies on staten island. >> when i looked out, my heart sank because all of the sudden the water was up to the level of the cars. >> reporter: despite water in some streets, 300,000 new yorkers were allowed back home. after the city's first ever evacuation of coastal neighborhoods. mayor michael bloomberg also closed the subways, the tunnels, the bridges. >> nobody likes to
rocks out of here. no, no nuggets. >> reporter: steve tyler and rick eddie are what you might call professional gold diggers. >> the economy in 1979 hit the skids, there was no work so i started looking at gold. >> reporter: for three decades, he's plucked 70% of his income from the streams and rivers of the gold country. >> i got some good gravel. i'm a pretty cynical person, so i don't get gold fever. the trick is not to waste your time thinking you're going to get rich. >> eureka, he's rich! >> with the price of gold hitting record levels, they now have plenty of company. >> there's about 15 people right up there panning, a couple there, people panning right over here. everybody is out looking for gold. in fact, the price of gold is so high, even with just some hand tools i can make $50 to $100 a day. >> reporter: eddie shows off some of his work. would you believe about $12,000 worth. up until a couple years ago, the pair used dredgers to comb the rivers for gold. but a state moratorium on dredging shut them down. >> i'm going broke. i'm trying to live off gold just to make my
area spike in newspaper threats. the money saving motive behind them. and the big steve jobs announcement that has apple fans excited tonight. >>> good evening. i'm chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. we did have some warm weather in the east bay. below average in san jose with 79 as we head throughout tonight. temperatures dropping into the 50s. also tracking for any after shocks. this 6.5 happening close to sendai where that tsunami happened back in march. i'll keep an eye on the usgs and tatco ♪ okay, so who ordered the cereal that can help lower cholesterol and who ordered the yummy cereal? yummy. that's yours. lower cholesterol. lower cholesterol. i'm yummy. lower cholesterol. i got that wrong didn't i? [ male announcer ] want great taste? honey nut cheerios. want whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol? honey nut cheerios. it's a win win. good? [ crunching, sipping ] be happy. be healthy. can i try yours? >>> classes don't begin until next week, but tonight the special patrols did begin about an hour ago on the uc berkeley campus. both campus and city police be
account is up above 900. not bad but who are these people? beer guru, one less lonely girl. at least steve jobs sounds familiar. were they real? did they know they had been bought. not one responded. a look at their profiles reveals my followers look like robots more than spammers than real life people that care about me and my every tweet and after a few weeks it sh rank, 100 purchased followers quit following me and when i contacted the site they said they couldn't give better service because i didn't provide my pass word. and they subcontract canned it with a different site i had never heard of. buyer beware on many levels from the pass word security to what you are actually buying. inflated numbers may look good at first but like the real world, the best friends are the real ones not the ones you pay for. bay area news. >> the hacker group anonymous says it hacked some 70 law enforcement websites across the united states. dozens of sheriffs offices websites were unavailable or had been wiped clean of content. the group claims to have stolen and released data on 300 officers. last month
and close old ones. but steve argued it's the lengthy appeals that cost so much. we should change california's law to mirror that of texas, where death row inmates are executed three years after conviction. finally, pat attacked the unfairness of it all. the individuals execute ready primarily people of color and poor people the debate continues online at nbceditorials.com. >>> tonight on "sports sunday," we're all business. and with the nfl lockout over and training camps underway we get down to business about the 49er and raiders sharing a home. what is the reality? a former executive with the warriors digs in1: on a shared bay area stadium and the future of baseball in oakland. what will it take for the a's to thrive again. >>> meanwhile, san francisco has become a full-fledged baseball town, bringing in all stars mid season and thrilling fans, while making a run for another title. as fans everywhere can't get enough of these collectibles that are part of a revival starting in san francisco when the giants were at candlestick park. the modern history of bobbleheads. >>> plus, a beard that
, three double bogeys on the day, tied for 129th of the day. steve striker is the tournament leader. injury news with the giants. carlos beltran received a cortisone shot this his wrist wednesday. unlikely to play in the series opener with the marlins on friday. of course, they hit the road and they're hoping going on this road trip does some good. they were 3-7 on the home stand. arizona won tonight. the giants now one game back in the n.l. west. guys, back to you. >> thank you, jim. >> that's not a good way to leave bad. bad.el >> thanks, jim. we'll be right back. [ bailiff ] fee court is now in session. come on out, guys. the jury has reached its decision. now, you guys found the other airline guilty of charging a 150-dollar change fee. you bet! southwest would never do that. and that was after she changed her flight and paid the difference in airfare. that other airline treated her wrong. she was understandably upset. well, who can afford a 150-dollar change fee? he was surprised with the verdict. you got that right. [ male announcer ] don't pay a change fee on top of a fare dif
. >> he's travelled a lot. he's a very experienced traveler. >> reporter: when steve sonno received an e-mail that one of his students had nonbeen heard of since thursday, he became wore yesterday. >> any time something like this happens, a student is missing, you know, it's cause for great concern to the campus community here. >> reporter: boom travelled with the 26-member chamber to perform in june. the group returned to san francisco june 28th. he decided to stay behind to travel. all communication stopped sunday. they have not heard one word from him since then. >> it's odd that it stopped and then his parents have noted in their e-mail that he's been very regular, every couple days or so contacting by phone and they haven't heard from him. >> reporter: parents and friends are hoping the reason he's not connected with because of a lack of phone connection. >> the hope is that we'll hear from him and he'll be well and we'll hear all about more of his adventures. >> reporter: now the family has been told that rangers at a park will continue searching for him. he's scheduled to fly back
over the world know steve. so it's a terrible loss to us. >> reporter: dr. keller's memorial service will be held at the st. christopher catholic church monday morning at 11:00. live in san jose tonight, george kiriyama, nbc bay area news. >> such a tragic accident. thank you, george. >>> crane collapse is not the name of a new attraction at an amusement park but what happened this afternoon. this is chopper video of a massive crane on its side along i-80 east of the state capital. it crashed into the ground while workers were performing maintenance on a roller coaster. two workers are recovering from their injuries tonight. >>> it's been a controversial summer for b.a.r.t. and now a new boss. tomorrow, b.a.r.t. is expected to name a new general manager. they're expected to appoint grace krunaken, a one-time employee in president clinton's administration. >>> a trip to southern california ended with a trip to the emergency room and major surgery for san francisco's archbishop. he is recovering from double bypass heart surgery. he was on vacation when he got chest pains and went to th
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